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UK upbeat as Brexit talks with EU continue 0

UK upbeat as Brexit talks with EU continue

British and European Union negotiators have agreed to press on with talks in search of an elusive Brexit deal, as Ireland’s deputy leader warned that the two sides remain far apart despite an improvement in the “mood music”.

Thousands join climate protests globally 0

Thousands join climate protests globally

Tens of thousands of protesters joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a UN summit in New York.

Russia reports fresh swine fever outbreak 0

Russia reports fresh swine fever outbreak

Russia’s agriculture watchdog says a new outbreak of African swine fever has been found at a privately-held farm in a village in Russia’s Primorsk region near the border with China.

Russia reports fresh swine fever outbreak 0

Russia reports fresh swine fever outbreak

Russia’s agriculture watchdog says a new outbreak of African swine fever has been found at a privately-held farm in a village in Russia’s Primorsk region near the border with China.

Widodo orders review of new Indonesia law 0

Widodo orders review of new Indonesia law

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered a delay in a vote by parliament on revisions to the country’s criminal code, which has been criticised by rights groups as an assault on basic freedoms.

Widodo orders review of new Indonesia law 0

Widodo orders review of new Indonesia law

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered a delay in a parliamentary vote on revisions to the criminal code, which has been criticised by rights groups as an assault on basic freedoms.

Amnesty warns of Hong Kong police torture 0

Amnesty warns of Hong Kong police torture

Amnesty International has accused Hong Kong police of using excessive force in the arrest of protesters at anti-government demonstrations, with clear evidence of “torture and ill-treatment” in a number of cases.

Hurricane rips Bermuda, but no deaths 0

Hurricane rips Bermuda, but no deaths

Hurricane Humberto has blown off rooftops, toppled trees and knocked out power as it rumbled past the British Atlantic island of Bermuda.

Sorry Trudeau’s brown-face scandal deepens 0

Sorry Trudeau’s brown-face scandal deepens

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s brown-face picture scandal has deepened as new damaging images emerged, and the Liberal leader apologised to his candidates in next month’s federal election.

Afghanistan hospital toll rises to 39 0

Afghanistan hospital toll rises to 39

The death toll in a Taliban truck bombing that destroyed a hospital in southern Afghanistan has risen to 39, nearly double the previous figure, with 140 wounded.